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IPL: Harshal Patel becomes first bowler to take fifer against Mumbai Indians | Cricket News – Times of India


CHENNAI: Royal Challengers Bangalore‘s (RCB) Harshal Patel on Friday turned the first-ever bowler to take a 5-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Harshal achieved the feat within the opening match of this yr’s money-wealthy league at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday.

The 30-yr-previous bowler picked three wickets within the remaining over of the Mumbai Indians’ innings to prohibit the aspect to 159/9 within the allotted 20 overs.

Harshal dismissed Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, and Kieron Pollard within the remaining over after sending Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya again to the pavilion within the 18th and sixteenth over respectively.

After being requested to bat first, Mumbai Indians bought off to an excellent begin with Rohit Sharma and Chris Lynn scoring common boundaries. However, the duo solely managed to kind a 24-run partnership as Rohit (19) bought run out within the fourth over.

Suryakumar Yadav then got here out to bat and performed brilliantly together with Lynn. Both performed with an aggressive mindset and took the group’s rating to 86/1 after the completion of 10 overs.
In the eleventh over, Kyle Jamieson put an finish to their spectacular 70-run partnership because the pacer dismissed Suryakumar (31). Soon after that, Washington Sundar caught and bowled Lynn, who missed his half-century by one run.

Ishan and Hardik then got here out within the center. However, this partnership additionally didn’t final lengthy as Harshal eliminated Hardik (13) within the sixteenth over, bringing Pollard on the sector.
RCB bowlers continued their elegant bowling efficiency and didn’t enable Mumbai Indians batters to settle.
Kishan (28) too was despatched again to the pavilion within the 18th over by Harshal. Krunal then joined Pollard and the duo took the group’s rating over the 150-run mark within the nineteenth over.
Harshal bowled the ultimate over of the innings and dismissed Krunal and Pollard on the first two deliveries. Harshal then bowled Marco Jansen and Jasprit Bumrah bought run out on the ultimate supply of the over.



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